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Hasan-Ali Farzami, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Fatemeh Alhani, Hamid Sharif Nia. The effect of family-centered empowerment model on quality of life in elderly patients with angina. Payesh. 2017; 16 (6) :775-783
1- Nursing and Midwifery College, Shahed University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Elderly Care Research Center- Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
3- Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
4- School of Nursing and Midwifery Amol, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
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Objective (s): Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death in developed and developing countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a family-centered empowerment model (FCEM) on quality of life in elderly patients with angina.
Methods: This was a randomized trial on a convenient sample of patients 60 years and older with angina hospitalized in cardiology clinics of a teaching hospital in Qazvin, Iran. Patients were randomized to receive intervention or the usual care. The intervention group received a four dimensions program (perceived threat with group discussion method, self-efficacy with problem solving methods, self-esteem with educational partnership and outcome and process evaluations). To collect data we used an specific FCEM instrument, and the Seattle Angina Questionnaire.
Results: Following the implementation of the program the intervention in group showed better quality of life in all dimensions compared to their own baseline score and the control group (p<0.001).
Conclusion: Family-centered empowerment model in patients with angina have improved their quality of life.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2017/10/4 | ePublished ahead of print: 2017/10/31 | Published: 2017/11/15

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